Middle East Economic Survey


No 52



Noble Estimates Leviathan Gas Reserves At 17 TCF, IEC Agrees Tamar Gas Purchase

Test results from the Leviathan-3 appraisal well in Israels offshore Amit license have led operator Noble Energy of the US to put gross mean natural gas reserves in the field at 17 trillion cu ft (481bn cu ms). Noble announced in a statement on 19 December that the Leviathan-3 well, located three miles east of the Leviathan-1 discovery well, had...